EOY meme.

Dec. 23rd, 2011 12:23 pm
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1. What did you do in 2011 that you'd never done before?
Upgraded computer parts all by myself.

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I did! I think next year, as well as another 52-recipes challenge, I'll do a "Projet: 365" thing and try to take a photo every day.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
No.

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Yes.

5. What countries did you visit?
didn't go overseas this year.

6. What would you like to have in 2012 that you lacked in 2011?
Get fit and stay fit would be nice. I'd also like to have some sick leave left over at the end of term 4.

7. What date from 2011 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
April 17th, our wedding. It was so awesome!

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Passing a physics unit for the first time since secondary school!

9. What was your biggest failure?
Nothing I had control over springs to mind.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Mainly just colds, nothing major.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
I bought a lot of awesome things, it's hard to pick one that's specific.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
My husband's. He's awesome.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
My parents, still.

14. Where did most of your money go?
Rent.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Moving into a place on our own was pretty exciting!

16. What song will always remind you of 2011?
I'm really not sure.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder?
Happier
ii. thinner or fatter?  Fatter. Need to lose weight.
iii. richer or poorer? Richer.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Going into the CBD to hang out.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
Stressing

20. How did you spend Christmas?
We'll be hosting the family Christmas this year. Very exciting!

21. Did you fall in love in 2011?
No, but I stayed in love.

22. How many one-night stands?
None.

23. What was your favorite tv program?
I've been loving MASH.

24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
I don't think I really hate anyone. But I do dislike someone that I didn't know existed this time last year.

25. What was the best book you read?
Didn't read enough books.

26. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Savatage, possibly Gotye.

27. What did you want and get?
An amazingly gorgeous unit in the perfect location!

28. What did you want and not get?
Nothing! Well, there probably were things, but clearly nothing I wanted all that badly.

29. What was your favorite film of this year?
Red Dog.

30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I had a barbecue that my in-laws were good enough to host when the park I wanted to have it in got closed due to a car being set alight in it. I turned 26.

31. What is one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Not using up all my sick leave for a change.

32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2011?
No different to last year.

33. What kept you sane?
Coffee.

34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Meh.

35. What political issue stirred you the most?
There are many.

36. Who did you miss?
Family and friends who are no longer living in Melbourne.

37. Who was the best new person you met?
I'm really not sure. Most of the new people I met were pretty awesome.

38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2011?
It really is true that the best friends are often not the ones you expect will be.

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